Comic French drama directed by Philippe Le Guay and starring Fabrice Luchini and Lambert Wilson. World-weary actor Serge Tanneur (Luchini) has turned his back on the stage and retired to an island off the west coast of France where he plans on leading a quiet and undisturbed life. However, his tranquil existence is soon shattered when TV actor Gauthier Valence (Wilson) shows up offering Serge a role in an upcoming production of Molière's classic text 'The Misanthrope'. Initially Serge refuses, but after some convincing from Gauthier he agrees to spend five days rehearsing the play. Will he change his mind and make a return to acting?